Buɣim Chuɣu (Fire Festival) in Dagbon

Buɣim Chuɣu (Fire Festival) in Dagbon || HOPin ACADEMY  The Buɣim Festival among the people of Dagbon in Northern Ghana is one of the most important holidays well known among Dagombas, Gonja, Mamprusi, and Nanumba, all living in the Northern part of Ghana. The fire festival in the Dagbanli language is called “Bugum Chugu.  It is […]

UPshift, a Pathway to Self Employment and Community Development Leveraging Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation.

HOPin Academy in collaboration with UNICEF Ghana and Generation Unlimited has launched the UPshift Program in three (3) regions of the North of Ghana which is,  Northern Region (Tamale), Savanna Region (Damango), and North East Region (Walewale).   The overall objective of this project is to support 200 adolescents and youth in these areas with marketable […]

Applications Open for the Empower Social Entrepreneurship Program

  Ready to create a valuable solution for positive change?  You’re invited to participate in the Empower Social Entrepreneurship Training Program June 22 – July 1, 2021  Learn how to: Identify and create new opportunities Develop a business proposal Deliver value to the Tamale community The Empower Social Entrepreneurship training program will help you learn […]

Open Applications for UNICEF Startup Lab 2021

UNICEF and its partners, including MeltWater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) and HOPin Academy, are excited to welcome twenty young startups into the second cohort of the UNICEF Startup Lab beginning February 2021. This six-month program will accelerate startups with innovative, open-source, and market-driven solutions addressing complex problems that impact children and young people in […]

PAPERLESS ADMINISTRATION SYSTEM (PAS): Creating a Reliable System for Storing and Retrieving Information in Ghana

Ghana Tech Lab in partnership with HOPin Academy organized a six-week intensive training on web development. Mumuni Rahama Mbanba and Ibrahim Rahima were fortunate to go through this training to become full-stack web developers. With the skills they acquired through this training, they decided to solve a problem in their community by harnessing technology. In […]

Pa’ba In Techpreneurship. Accelerating Female Digital Inclusion in Ghana

The world we live in is rapidly becoming digital every day which has continuously affected our everyday processes and how we relate and interact with people even at our work and business places. This has also influenced the recruitment requirements at workplaces, such that one must at least be an ICT literate to secure a […]

HOPin Academy Hosts Tamale Startup Summit

From Web Development to Pitching of Business Ideas: The First Start-up Summit in the Northern Region. After six intensive weeks of training on web development, HOPin Academy, an entrepreneurship ecosystem support organization in collaboration with Ghana Tech Lab launched the Tamale startup summit which was held at Radach Lodge and conference centre in Tamale on […]

SPORTS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (SEED) NETWORK LAUNCH; THE BEGINNING OF GREATER THINGS IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP.

The youthful population is the group that is highly affected by the social, political and economic development in the country. They experience social injustices and inequalities in several areas of their life, yet, they remain the main drivers of future change. Therefore, ensuring that they have the capacity and supporting structures to participate and influence […]

HOPin Collaborates with Ghana Tech Lab on Consultative Stakeholder Engagement

The emergence of technology has rapidly evolved over the years, creating solutions to complex problems of everyday people. From creating complex software and websites to building a simple interface or solution for the average market woman. The internet boom in the early 2000s witnessed an ever-increasing proliferation of solutions for organisations and individuals of all […]

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